Gigartina linearis ( & N.L.Gardner) D.H.Kim
Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq Northern California
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Gigartina linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) D.H.Kim 1976: 42 (as 'lineare' )
Published in: Kim, D.H. (1976 '1975'). A study of the development of cystocarps and tetrasporangial sori in Gigartinaceae (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales). Nova Hedwigia 27: [i]-vi, 1-146, 237 figs, 6 tables, 1 map.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Mazzaella linearis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Fredericq
Type locality: Carmel, (California, USA) (Silva 1957: 171). Type: N.L. Gardner; May 1916; rocks in the lower littoral. UC 507637, (female) 507582, (male) 266510 (Hughey & Hommersand 2010: 123).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Hughey, J.R. & Hommmersand, M.H. (2010). A molecular study of Mazzaella (Gigartineaceae, Rhodophyta) and morphological investigation of the splendens clade from Pacific North America. Phycologia 49: 113-135.
Created: 26 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.